Forbush School at Glyndon and Hannah More (2 campuses)

Address:
Get Directions407 Central Avenue
Reisterstown, MD 21136
County:
Baltimore County
Phone:
410-517-5400
Fax:
410-517-5598
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Andy Parsley
Disabilities Served:
04 - speech or language impairment, 06 - emotional disability, 08 - other health impairments, 10 - multiple disabilities, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
190
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
2 - 21
Grade Range:
Nursery through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted:
yes
Setting:
Day
Before and/or After School Program:
no
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
yes
Hours of Operation for School Day:
8:30 a.m. - 3:00p.m.(Glyndon) 815am-3:15 (Hannah More)
Length of School/Program Year:
12 month
Program Description:
The Forbush School at Glyndon is a nonpublic, twelve-month special education day school serving students ages two to 21 with primarily emotional and behavioral disabilities and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System, the school has two campuses in Reisterstown, MD, divided by either age or disability. Each of the programs provides a supportive and structured environment integrating specialized academic instruction, counseling, transition services, and behavioral modification specific to each student population. By establishing a comprehensive, integrated school and psychiatric treatment approach, we are able to offer students and families in the Greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas the ability to attend one consistent special education program. Our goal at The Forbush School at Glyndon is to provide academic, behavioral and clinical programs and support services through a sequential curriculum of studies, utilizing the Baltimore County Public School Curriculum, the Maryland College and Career Readiness Standards, and the Syracuse Community-Referenced Curriculum Guide. The staff seeks to develop the potential of each student in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional and physical development, in an effort to return the student to a less restrictive environment in a public school or adult setting as quickly as possible. The Forbush School at Glyndon is approved by the Maryland State Department of Education as a Type I, full-day, non-public special education and related services nursery school (ages 2, 3, and 4), kindergarten, elementary school (grades 1 through 8), secondary school (grades 9 through 12), and non-graded (ages 2 through 21) program for students with ASD, emotional, speech/language, and other disabilities, as well as other health impairments.
Related Services:
Individual and group counseling, family therapy, physical therapy, speech language therapy, occupational therapy, transition services, medication management, school health services, behavior management and 1:1 classroom aides as needed.
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